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COMMISSION AGENDA: Friday, October 5, 2012

Meeting

Friday, October 5, 2012 – 8:00 am
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
Commission Room
3406 Cherry Avenue
Salem, Oregon 97303

Printable Agenda (pdf)

The Commission is not currently in a meeting

Friday, October 5, 2012 – 8:00 a.m.
DIRECTOR’S REPORT

Field Reports

Bruce Eddy, Chip Dale, Larry Cooper, Chris Wheaton, Roger Fuhrman, Holly Michael, Caren Braby, Captain Jeff Samuels

Lower Columbia River Update

Ed Bowles, Fish Division Administrator

Expenditure Report

Debbie Colbert, Deputy Director for Administration

Adopt Temporary Rules

Roy Elicker, Director

Attachments: (pdf)

PUBLIC FORUM

Note: This part of the agenda is for comments on topics not scheduled elsewhere on the
agenda. Please contact the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Office of the Director at
least 24 hours prior to the meeting to be included in the public forum. If you bring written
summaries or other materials to the meeting please provide the Commission Assistant with 20
copies prior to your testimony. The Commission is unable to take action on items brought to
their attention in this forum.

Exhibit A: COMMISSION MINUTES

The Commission will be asked to approve the draft August 3 and September 7, 2012
Commission minutes.


Attachments: (pdf)

Exhibit B: STEP ANNUAL REPORT

The Commission will be briefed on the Salmon and Trout Enhancement Program Annual
Report.

Dave Dunahay, Salmon and Trout Advisory Committee Member
Public Testimony
Informational


Attachments: (pdf)

Exhibit C: WILDLIFE INTEGRITY RULES FOR POSSESSION AND REARING OF TILAPIA; CONTROLLED MOLLUSK OAR REFERENCES

The Commission will be asked to approve administrative rules regarding the private
propagation of Tilapia.

Rick Boatner, Invasive Species and Wildlife Integrity Coordinator
Public Testimony
Rulemaking


Attachments: (pdf)

Exhibit D: 2013 BIG GAME REGULATIONS

The Commission will be asked to approve the administrative rules for the 2013 Big Game
Regulations.

Tom Thornton, Game Program Manager
Don Whittaker, Ungulate Species Coordinator
Tim Hiller, Carnivore Coordinator
Public Testimony
Rulemaking


Attachments: (pdf)

Exhibit E: MULE DEER INITIATIVE

The Commission will be given an update on the Mule Deer Initiative.

Don Whittaker, Ungulate Species Coordinator
Public Testimony
Informational


Attachments: (pdf)

Exhibit F: OREGON SAGE-GROUSE CONSERVATION STRATEGY

The Commission will be given an update on the implementation of the Oregon Sage-Grouse
Conservation Strategy.

Dave Budeau, Upland Game Bird Program Coordinator
Autumn Larkins, Assistant District Wildlife Biologist
Public Testimony
Informational


Attachments: (pdf)

OTHER BUSINESS

Executive Session
The Commission will hold an executive session to review and evaluate the job performance of
Roy Elicker as Director, as authorized by ORS 192.660(2)(i).

 
ADJOURN


FUTURE PROPOSED COMMISSION MEETINGS & TOPICS

November 9, 2012 – No meeting scheduled; hold if necessary

December 7, 2012 – Portland (Congressional District 3)

  • Access and Habitat Projects
  • Restoration and Enhancement Projects; Board Member Appointment
  • Tribal Subsistence Fishing in Fifteen Mile Creek Sanctuary
  • 2013 Groundfish Fisheries Regulations; 2010 Nearshore Logbook Report


AGENDA

The Commission meeting will begin at 8:00 AM on October 5, 2012. If you wish to receive written materials prepared for any of the agenda items, please contact the Director’s Office in Salem at 503.947.6044 to request a packet for those items, which interest you or see the agency’s website.

On October 5, a recess will be taken at 12:00 Noon, when the Commission will have lunch.

PUBLIC TESTIMONY

If you wish to give testimony on any item scheduled on this agenda, please sign up on the sheets provided the day of the meeting. You will be called to testify by the Commission Chair. The Commission places great value on information received from the public, and wants to avoid arbitrary limits on the time or attention allocated to each witness. Therefore, persons desiring to testify or otherwise present information to the Commission are encouraged to:

  1. Provide written summaries of information to the Commission twenty (20 sets);
  2. Limit testimony to five (5) minutes, recognizing that substance, not length, determines the value of testimony or written information;
  3. Endorse rather than repeat testimony of other witnesses; and
  4. Groups or organizations wishing to testify should designate one spokesperson whenever possible.

PUBLIC FORUM

If you wish to give testimony on any item not scheduled elsewhere on the agenda, please contact the Director’s Office, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, 503.947.6044, at least 24 hours prior to the meeting. You will be called to testify by the Commission Chair immediately following the Commissioner Items portion of the agenda. Please provide 20 sets of written summaries or other materials to the Commission Assistant prior to your testimony. The Commission is unable to take action on items brought to their attention in this forum.

Thank you for taking the time to present your views.

Materials delivered to the Director’s Office sufficiently in advance of the meeting can be copied and distributed to the Commission. If you bring written materials to the hearing, please provide twenty (20) copies. If you have questions regarding this Agenda, please contact the Director’s Office, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, 3406 Cherry Avenue NE, Salem, OR 97303, 503.947.6044.

PARKING

Parking at the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, 3406 Cherry Avenue, Salem, Oregon 97303, is available to anyone who attends the Commission meeting.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION OF DISABILITIES

Reasonable accommodation, such as assistive hearing devices, sign language interpreters, and materials in large print or audiotape, will be provided as needed. In order to ensure availability, please contact the Director’s Office at 503.947.6044 at least 72 hours prior to the meeting to make your request. TTY users can reach ODFW by using the Oregon Telecommunications Relay Service. Please dial 711 and ask to be connected to 503.947.6044.

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